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As public servants and employees of the Metropolitan King County Council, we provide a public hearing process for land use and other critical issues that is fair, efficient, open and accessible to all citizens. Our decisions and recommendations strive to be well written, accurate, clearly reasoned and appropriately based on adopted laws, rules and policies. The Office of the Hearing Examiner is committed to courtesy, promptness and helpfulness in assisting the public to make full and effective use of its services.


David Spohr, Hearing Examiner
Stafford L. Smith, Hearing Examiner pro tem
Alison Moss, Hearing Examiner pro tem
Vonetta Mangaoang, Senior Administrator
Elizabeth Dop, Legislative Secretary